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KC Royals: Breaking down the question of contention

There has been plenty of discussion regarding the KC Royals’ window of contention. Is this the year they finally compete? Most fans resoundingly negate that statement. How about 2021? Eh, maybe. 2022? Now we’re getting real. 2023? Yes, that’s the one for sure.

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

Baseball is unlike the other major sports in the country. If Mike Trout was an NBA player, he probably would make the playoffs at a higher clip than his current rate (once in eight seasons, and got swept in the 2014 LDS by who else?